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LinkedIn Updates Mobile Experience, Its Fastest Growing Area LinkedIn Updates Mobile Experience, Its Fastest Growing Area
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LinkedIn says that their mobile platform is the “fastest growing” aspect of their service. On average, 27% of their unique visitors comes through their mobile apps – up from 15% a year ago. In a year, their mobile pageviews have …

Twitter Music Launches to the Masses Twitter Music Launches to the Masses

After a week or so spent as the plaything of a select famous few, Twitter is now releasing their standalone music discovery app Twitter Music to the masses. At launch, the app is available on the web and on iOS …

Don’t Like Facebook Single Sign-On For iOS? Use Google+ Sign-In For iOS Instead Don’t Like Facebook Single Sign-On For iOS? Use Google+ Sign-In For iOS Instead
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In iOS 6, Facebook became more closely integrated with the mobile OS. Part of that integration made it easier to implement Facebook Single Sign-On in iOS apps. Of course, some developers may not like Facebook, or maybe they prefer Google+. …

Facebook for iOS Gets Chat Heads, News Feed Updates Facebook for iOS Gets Chat Heads, News Feed Updates
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Later today, Facebook will unveil an update for their iOS app that brings chat heads, stickers, and news feed improvements. First up, iOS users will be able to use chat heads – one of the main features of Facebook Home …

Facebook Home for iOS Sees Conflicting Reports Facebook Home for iOS Sees Conflicting Reports
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Is Facebook working with Apple and Microsoft to bring Facebook Home to additional platforms? Maybe, maybe not, according to conflicting reports. Bloomberg recently spoke with product director Adam Mosseri, who stated that Facebook was in talks with both Apple and …

YouTube for iOS Finally Gets Live Streaming YouTube for iOS Finally Gets Live Streaming

YouTube has just released version 1.3 of their iOS app, and it finally brings live streaming to the mix. Along with live streaming users can now enjoy their “My Subscriptions” feed on the Guide, which gives them access to the …

Could A Yahoo-Apple Deal Spell Trouble For Google? Could A Yahoo-Apple Deal Spell Trouble For Google?
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The competitive landscape surrounding Google gets more and more interesting by the day. Now two of its rivals, one of which is being run by someone who probably knows Google’s inner workings more intimately than most of its current employees, …

Foursquare 6.0 Launches As a True Local Search and Recommendation App Foursquare 6.0 Launches As a True Local Search and Recommendation App

Foursquare has been improving their service in the hopes of “moving beyond the check-in” for some time now. Today, they’ve released the all new Foursquare version 6.0 for both iOS and Android. With this update, search and recommendations (what Foursquare …

Burner, the Popular iOS Disposable Number App, Launches on Android Burner, the Popular iOS Disposable Number App, Launches on Android
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Sometimes you just need to contact and be contacted with a temporary number. And the iOS app that has popularized that practice since last August has just launched on Android. You can grab Burner at the Google Play Store today. …

You Can Play Injustice: Gods Among Us Right Now… On Your iPhone

Injustice: Gods Among Us, the DC fighter from NetherRealm Studios, isn’t set to launch on consoles until April 26. If you really need your Injustice fix now, however, you might want to try the recently released game for iOS. Thankfully, …

Google On iTunes Pages Missing In Search Results: It Wasn’t Anything On Our Side Google On iTunes Pages Missing In Search Results: It Wasn’t Anything On Our Side

It has become harder to find iOS apps in Google results these days, as some have noticed. Is this Google being anti-competitive toward is rival? No, just an issue on Apple’s end that is out of Google’s hands, according to …

Vine Makes Videos Embeddable via Web and Mobile Vine Makes Videos Embeddable via Web and Mobile

Today, Vine has finally made their six-second videos embeddable across the web. They’ve also updated their iOS app to allow for embedding (as well as the ability to share other people’s Vines on Facebook and Twitter). “When we launched Vine, …

Gmail for iOS Gets Swipeable Messages, New Edit Mode Gmail for iOS Gets Swipeable Messages, New Edit Mode
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Google has just launched version 2.1 of their Gmail for iOS app and it comes with two really nice improvements. First, you can now swipe to view messages, meaning that you don’t have to navigate back to the inbox. The …

Google+ Apps Updated with Photo Filters, Improvements to Profiles & Communities, and More Google+ Apps Updated with Photo Filters, Improvements to Profiles & Communities, and More

Google has just launched a major update to Google+ for iOS and Android, bringing photo filters, a brand new profile design, new features for communities, and much more. First off, the big, flashy new addition Google+ for iOS is photo …

Pinterest for iOS Updated with Better Pin Discovery, Profile Editing Pinterest for iOS Updated with Better Pin Discovery, Profile Editing

Pinterest has just launched an update to their iOS app that brings two important functional features to the app and one minor, but fun cosmetic improvement to the iPad. With today’s update, you can now edit your profile inside the …

What’s Going on with Google Now for iOS? What’s Going on with Google Now for iOS?
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So, what the hell is happening with Google Now for iOS? According to conflicting reports from people on each end, it’s stuck in some sort of non-existent approval limbo. Speaking at the Big Tent Summit in India earlier, Google Executive …

Facebook Releases SDK Updates For Android And iOS Facebook Releases SDK Updates For Android And iOS

Facebook has recently updated its Android and iOS updates to include a number of useful features for users. To compliment those releases, Facebook is also updating its Android and iOS SDKs to make developers’ lives easier. The Facebook SDK for …

Facebook Tries Pestering You to Post a Status with a Push Notification Facebook Tries Pestering You to Post a Status with a Push Notification
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Apparently, Facebook is trying to get people to engage with the network with a new push notification that asks them to post an update. “Name, tell friends what’s on your mind. Post an update,” reads the new iOS notification. Here’s …

Facebook for iOS Update Lets Users Edit Cover Photos, Makes Messaging Easier Facebook for iOS Update Lets Users Edit Cover Photos, Makes Messaging Easier
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Today, Facebook has released version 5.6 of its iOS app. The update brings the ability to change cover photos, as well as some improvements to messaging. First up, the new Facebook for iOS finally allows users to change their cover …

Flickr for iOS Adds Hashtag Support Flickr for iOS Adds Hashtag Support

The new version of Flickr for iOS bringss the photo-sharing app a little more in line with similar social apps Instagram and Twitter. Now, when you take a no filter, beach picture in the middle of summer, you can post …

CBS Launches New App with Full-Episode Streaming CBS Launches New App with Full-Episode Streaming

Today, CBS has launched a brand new app optimized for both the iPhone and the iPad that will allows users to stream full episodes of the network’s daytime, primetime, and late night shows for free. Daytime and Late-night shows will …